From the Old World to the New World: an ecologic study of population susceptibility to HIV infection.

@article{Ppin2005FromTO,
  title={From the Old World to the New World: an ecologic study of population susceptibility to HIV infection.},
  author={Jacques P{\'e}pin},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={627-39}
}
  • Jacques Pépin
  • Published 2005 in
    Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
It remains unclear why the global distribution of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), between and within continents, is so heterogeneous. This ecologic study of 34 populations of the Americas explored the hypothesis that populations differ in their intrinsic, biological susceptibility to HIV which, together with exposure, might determine the ultimate 'mature' prevalence. If true, national HIV prevalence in populations of the Americas should be predictable from each country's ethnic mosaic… CONTINUE READING

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